Listening to the song of melting glaciers

Listening to the song of melting glaciers

August 22, 2022. Kongsvegen glacier, 20 kilometers west of Ny Ålesund, Svalbard archipelago, Norway. This is it, we have reached the bottom of the glacier....
Gray whale numbers along North America’s west coast down nearly 40 percent since 2016

Gray whale numbers along North America’s west coast down nearly 40...

LOS ANGELES — The number of gray whales migrating along the Pacific Coast of North America has steadily declined by nearly 40 percent from...
New U.S. Arctic strategy focuses on geopolitical rivalries and climate change

New U.S. Arctic strategy focuses on geopolitical rivalries and climate change

The United States released a new national strategy for the Arctic on Friday, the first in nearly a decade devoted to the rapidly changing...
Icebreaker Healy sails alone to the North Pole

Icebreaker Healy sails alone to the North Pole

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy arrived at the North Pole on Friday, according to a release from the U.S. Coast Guard. The Healy, a...
Extreme rain over Svalbard is caused by less sea ice

Extreme rain over Svalbard is caused by less sea ice

Three highly unusual events in the course of the last 10 years made climate scientists ask why extreme rain seems to become more frequent...
Climate change means the Inuit do what they’ve always done: Adapt

Climate change means the Inuit do what they’ve always done: Adapt

NAIN, Newfoundland — Rex Holwell has spent his life on the sea ice that forms each winter off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador...
A proposed observatory in Canada’s Arctic could provide a long-range look at climate change

A proposed observatory in Canada’s Arctic could provide a long-range look...

A $4.2-million observatory to monitor Arctic climate change and extreme weather events is being developed in Cambridge Bay, to be housed in the Canadian...
This year’s Arctic sea ice minimum extent is tied for tenth lowest on record

This year’s Arctic sea ice minimum extent is tied for tenth...

Arctic sea ice reached its yearly minimum extent earlier this month, at about 1.8 million square miles (4.67 million square kilometers), according to preliminary...
New environmental study of Ambler road project kicks off with call for public input

New environmental study of Ambler road project kicks off with call...

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management said it will start collecting public input on how it should carry out a new environmental review of...
Typhoon Merbok pounded Alaska’s vulnerable coastal communities at a critical time

Typhoon Merbok pounded Alaska’s vulnerable coastal communities at a critical time

The powerful remnants of Typhoon Merbok pounded Alaska’s western coast on Sept. 17, 2022, pushing homes off their foundations and tearing apart protective berms...